Cat whisker

Cat whisker

A fine piece of wire mounted so that it could be moved over the surface of the crystal used in a Crystal detector until a spot was found that would give good detection sensitivity.
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The best patterns were mixed, pink or red bloodworm, Dawson's, Cat Whisker, Black Tadpole and Olive Zonker.
CAT WHISKERS (2-1F) justified market confidence with an authoritative success in the pounds 5,000 final of the Stones Puppy Silver Collar over 500m at Sheffield on Saturday.
They made discoveries such as 'whisker stress,' which inspired elongated bowls to accommodate and relieve cat whiskers.